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Best Books on Tape for Road Trips

 Best Books on Tape for Road Trips

Spring is approaching which means it’s time to pack up your bags, start your car and go adventure! While we’ve had a pretty nice winter, record-breaking temperatures in other states are probably calling your name. There’s nothing quite like a long, rewarding road trip in the sunshine.   So, you’ve chosen a route, you’re excited about the sun and can’t wait to set off. But, what about that long middle part of the road trip, when time seems to stretch forever? Audiobooks are the best solution to those long, dull periods. And to get you started, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorites from romance and mystery, to adventure!   Carsick by John Waters   While this may not seem like the most appropriate road trip book, it’s a gripping read where John Waters explains his journey hitchhiking across the U.S. From America to Baltimore, t ... read more

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Prepare Your Car for Spring

Prepare Your Car for Spring

While it may not get as cold here in the winter as it does in other parts of the country, we still look forward to spring. It’s a time for renewal and a great time to clean out the cobwebs. It’s also a great time to clean your car and give it a good once over. Start with a full car wash, inside and out. You can do it yourself or take it to a car wash. Full detailing is always nice and it can not only put some fresh life into your car, but it can also help extend the life of your paint job. Rotate tires and have them checked out for wear and tear. Check pressure as it tends to change with the changing weather. When they are operating at optimal functioning, you get the best gas mileage too. Even a little off and it can lower your MPG. A good time to change out your windshield wipers. Even though we don’t get a lot of rain, during rain showers isn’t the best time to find out yours are only sloshing things around on your windshield. Have your battery checked ... read more

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Best Valentine's Day Events Near Tempe

Best Valentine's Day Events Near Tempe

  While it may not be snowing in Tempe, it sure is in many other parts of the country. February in Tempe is sure a nice place to be! It’s hard to beat the 70-degree daytime temps and the nights that hover around 40. That’s why so many snowbirds alight on our fair city every year knowing that they can escape the cold and the dreary. So if you are here, whether full-time or part, you might need a suggestion or two on what to do for Valentine’s Day. Gold Bar Espresso is a nice way to start or end your Valentine’s Day. Located on South McClintock Drive, it’s a family owned business that serves up pastries, coffee drinks, live music, and game nights. It’s a cozy, friendly environment that you’ll want to return to even when it’s not a holiday. And go ahead and snuggle up a bit. They won’t mind!If you or your sweetheart has a hankering for a live production piece, head on over to ... read more

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Do You Have What It Takes to be an Auto Mechanic?

For a lot of people, they are under the assumption that auto mechanics are “grease monkeys” who like to get dirty, eagerly lie underneath cars, and turn wrenches all day. But in today’s modern world with sophisticated automotive technology, the old stereotype of an auto mechanic is far from the truth. Today’s mechanic is a highly-skilled, and thoroughly-trained problem-solver who is savvy with computers uses various state-of-the-art tools and equipment and can make a six-figure income without going into significant college debt. It’s a career that is becoming popular again. As of this writing, there is a shortage of young auto mechanics and technicians. Because the lure of high-tech careers in engineering, computer science, and tech development has been so strong for a full generation, many young people want to work for Apple, Google, Facebook, Space X, and the like. These large corporations are recruiting the best of the best, and that’s a great th ... read more

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